The charming fishing village of Howth, located along the stunning coastline of Ireland, is set to come alive on September 9th and 10th for the highly anticipated Howth Maritime & Seafood Festival 2023. This two-day will take place in Howth Promenade and promises an unforgettable experience for seafood lovers, music enthusiasts, and families alike. With an array of free family-friendly activities, live music, and an opportunity to support local businesses, this festival has something for everyone.
To ensure a hassle-free visit, organisers encourage festival-goers to opt for public transportation. The DART train, H3 bus, and 6 bus services all provide convenient access directly to the heart of the event, making it easier than ever to join in the festivities. For those who prefer to drive, free parking is available at Deer Park, allowing you to enjoy the festival without worrying about parking fees.
A Feast for Seafood Enthusiasts
The star of the show at the Howth Maritime & Seafood Festival is, of course, the seafood. Howth’s rich maritime heritage and proximity to the sea make it the perfect location for celebrating the bounty of the ocean. Local seafood vendors will be on hand, offering a mouthwatering array of fresh catches and delicious dishes. From succulent fish and chips to exquisitely prepared lobster, there’s no shortage of seafood options to satisfy your cravings.
For those looking to expand their culinary horizons, there will be cooking demonstrations and tastings by some of Ireland’s finest chefs. Learn the secrets of seafood preparation and discover new recipes to try at home.
Family Fun for All Ages
This festival is not just about seafood; it’s about bringing families together for a fun-filled weekend. There will be a wide range of family-friendly activities and entertainment to keep kids and adults alike entertained. From face painting and craft workshops to storytelling sessions and carnival games, there’s plenty to keep the little ones happy.
Supporting Local Businesses
In addition to indulging in delicious seafood and enjoying the entertainment, the festival provides a fantastic opportunity to support local businesses. From artisanal crafts and unique gifts to locally sourced products, you can shop for one-of-a-kind treasures while contributing to the local economy.
To stay up-to-date with all the latest festival news, be sure to follow the Howth Maritime & Seafood Festival on social media:
- Instagram: @howthmaritimeandseafoodfest
- Facebook: Howth Maritime & Seafood Festival
- Twitter (formerly @HowthMaritime)